Hey everyone it has been a while since I have written a blog, there's been a lot happening..like, I GOT MARRIED, the most special day of our lives, perfection, especially after what had been the most terrible year for both myself and Jake, he was the man to pull me together on a regular basis, … Continue reading Mask Off Armour off : Life through chemotherapy and after
WOWZERS What a few weeks it has been. My last ‘Chemo Day’ The week after chemo was amazing, I finished my treatment on Thursday 10th April then as soon as I finished my beans on toast (staple after chemo food) me and dad made our way down to brands Hatch in Kent that afternoon, and … Continue reading Goodbye chemo hello wobble
If you look a life as a game of jenga, but this time the opponent you are playing is yourself. The first move, the primary. The first block you lay is your primary suffering. Primary suffering is any unpleasant physical sensations you may experience as a consequence of illness, injury, fatigue etc. You may not be able … Continue reading My Jenga Theory : Primary and secondary suffering and that ‘thing’ called cancer
The reason for this blog is to share that there are many sides to treatment, my life with breast cancer. This photo is harder to share than when I'm smiling, not because I'm worried that in some way I may come across weak, it's far from that, the reason is I don't want to in … Continue reading Smiling inside honest: My off day we all have them.
Today was our fifth mindfulness for health class at the Derby Nuffield, Bamford suite. Julie (Lead Oncology Nurse) from the Bamford suite has done an incredible job putting on this pilot course and only has more ideas for the future with Rachel and John also. Julie and team are pretty incredible and I can't thank them … Continue reading Thank You Bamford Suite Derby: Mindfulness for health
“You are the sky. Everything else is just the weather.” Pema Chodron Written Tuesday 25th Jan Today I woke and decided I am not going to rush to get dressed. I decided that today I am going to just go with whatever I feel. It dawned on me that for the past however many weeks, … Continue reading That Fine Line : I’m fine VS I’m falling apart